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education. >> when michele, the daughter of a shift worker at a water plant and a secretary wanted to go to college, just like me, this country helped us afford it. until we could pay it back. so what drives me is a grandson, a son, a father, as an american is to make sure that every striving, hard-working optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> and many will probably remember that the president and the first lady have been very open about it took so many years to pay off those loans, there's 40 years old before finally paying off the loans. let's talk to jim acosta with more on the president's message about affording education, the disparity of economics in this corrupt, et cetera, et cetera. >> sure. hi, guys. a couple of things were going on there. the president's message, let's talk about that for a few moments. he was talking about income disparity, income inequality and he laid out some markers for things he would like to see the congress pass, some things that by the way the congress is not likely to pass because it's so deeply divide
, whether it's a much bigger or more inclusive middle class including blacks, whether it's better education, but you're absolutely right. the project is not finished. in fact, even particularly amongst the blacks, there is a massive income inequality, one of the biggest in the world. very, very poor people still living in shantytowns and the like while there is also at the same time a very rich and exploding black you know, economic super class. so that is an issue. the issue of corruption is still one that's alive and needs to be tackled. and the issue of education still needs to be tackled. he was very keen on the idea of education. but look, many people will say some of the very important things were not done. and they still have to be finished, but after mandela was released and after those first elections in south africa, so much more of this continent has become democratic. it's not a coincidence. >> christiane, so many world leaders when you talk about the leader of cuba, the united states and europe and african countries, it could not be more diverse. do you think there is a lesson,
advocate from abbvie for one-to-one support and education. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? you give them the giggles. tylenol coldĀ® helps relieve your worst cold and flu symptoms. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. tylenol coldĀ®. some airline passengers who flew us airways express from austin, texas, to phoenix, arizona, on saturday say they're being urged to get tested for tb. a man hon was thought to have active tuberculosis was reportedly taken off the flight before it reached the gate. this was at sky harbor airport. now, the cdc says "no infectious disease has been confirmed." we're going to having a conversation how much of a risk was it is next on "cnn newsroom." to glasgow, scotland. air accident investigators say the police helicopter that crashed into a busy pub over the weekend did not issue
and create situations in which we push not just the children, but the educators who surround them. too many of us are too comfortable with mediocrity. as a result, as michele said, the rest of the world is moving forward. we haven't dropped. we're just losing in a race because we're not moving forward. >> look, i could talk about this all day. i think it's a fascinating discussion. going be a real talker around the country. steve perry, michelle rhee, thank you so much. maybe we'll do this again and have more, expand on this. it's important stuff. >> talk about the future of the countries. yeah. >> thanks so much to both of you. >>> now, for some other news making headlines right now, let's take a look. hong kong is on high alert today worried about a possible outbreak of avian flu. >> you don't want to hear this. a 36-year-old indonesian domestic worker was taken to hospital after contracting the virus in critical condition from what we're told at the moment. the country has escalated the response level plan. and here's why. >> the world health organization says in the past ten years, 651
for foreigners, any westerners, to be inside benghazi? any idea, he must be committed to education. why was they that area? why did he teach that the school? what was behind his mission, if you will? >> reporter: it's hard to know with clarity at the moment. what we do know, reports coming from students, that are coming from the principal there, saying that he was a very, very sweet man, students there posting on social media saying that he was dedicated to them, that he made a difference to only bright light in everything happening to them in benghazi, he appears to be a man very dedicated to helping young libyans aspire to their dreams. >> nic, thanks for that. nic robertson, reporting for us from new york. somebody who spent a bit of time in libya. just seems odd to be in public in benghazi given what's happened there. >> unfortunate story for the situation there. >>> of course the pope making more news. >> every day. >> setting to fight child sex abuse in the catholic church head onnen assembling a pan toll advise him on protecting children frpedophile. >> this is after the pope met
that their parents were not able to get an education. their parents were not able to ride the same buses, use the same transport that white people did. never mind employment opportunities. and they do feel a sense of responsibility they were telling us, that it is up to them, especially at this juncture in south africa's history to remind south africa's current politicians, its current government exactly what it was that any son mandela and all the others around him sacrificed for, and that was a free democratic, prosperous nation where people were treated with dignity. at the end of the day, this is still a country facing a lot of challenges and a lot of problems. >> all right. arwa damon, thank you so much. i had a chance to visit south africa in october of last year. a lot of young people still feel like he is their leader, the father of the country despite the fact there's totally new leadership at the is the one they're most influenced by, most moved by. >> it shocks a lot of people, he only served one term as president. >> it was very brief. >> he passed the mantle on to zuma. but one t
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